.
News Alert
Cops: Seaside Heights Man Stole Car From Route 37 …

Three Teens Arrested in Armed Robbery of Toms River Man

Group suspected of robbing man of $1,000

Two 17-year-olds and an 18-year-old woman have been charged with robbing a Toms River man of $1,000.

The investigation began July 5, when a homeowner in the Lions Lane area of Brick Township called police at about 11:40 p.m. to report a male had walked up to the home, claiming he had been robbed.

The alleged victim, later identified as a 20-year-old Toms River man, fled from the home but police caught up with him a short time later, according to Brick Police Capt. John Rein.

The man told police he was in a vehicle with two other males and a female driver, when one of the male passengers pointed a gun at him and demanded money. He said he handed over $1,000, after which he was ordered out of the vehicle, a Nissan Sentra, and told to lie on the ground.

Police investigated the incident overnight and into Friday, eventually focusing on a home where the suspect vehicle was said to be located, Rein said. Police performed a motor vehicle stop on the Sentra late Friday morning, Rein said, leading to the arrest of one of the male suspects – a 17-year-old – and the female driver, identified as Staci Fayard, 18, of Toms River.

The third suspect, another 17-year-old from Toms River, was arrested later in the afternoon.

The suspected weapon, a BB gun, has been recovered by police, said Rein.

Both male juveniles were charged with robbery, possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. They were both remanded to the Ocean County Juvenile Detention Facility in Toms River.

Fayard was charged with robbery, and bail was set at $150,000. She was being lodged in the Ocean County Jail, records showed Sunday.

Greg July 09, 2012 at 06:33 PM
go easy on them , , they didn't mean it .... :) I agree with " so much to say" ..... statisics show there is MUCH less crime when more law abiding citizens are allowed to carry a gun..its actually common sense.. but as we see, that is alcking much in our society today
Scott July 09, 2012 at 10:10 PM
These 3 idiots need to rob someone with there bb gun who will use a 12 guage on them. If they survive lets see how eager they are to rob again.
bayway mike July 09, 2012 at 10:47 PM
Guessing that the 18-year-old will most likely spend her summer in the slammer, what parent would come up with the 10% for bail !! Would you ?? I agree with Scott, a bb gun is no match with a real firearm..
barbara July 10, 2012 at 12:55 PM
my first thought exactly....
sickofcrooks July 10, 2012 at 03:09 PM
Dirt bags!

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »